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Gatefold – Elegant Roses

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Rose Gatefold Petal-Fold Card

July 4, 2017

Hi Crafty Friends,

 It’s Frances here and it’s my turn to post a tutorial today for the Die Cut Design Team. This time round I decided to play with the ModaScrap Gatefold – Elegant Roses die to create a “Petal-Fold” card. It is an elegant card, suitable for weddings, invitations or any occasion where you want something a little bit different.

As the cardstock I selected to use for my card was duo-tone (also called “duplex”) – dark red on one side and light red on the other – I decided to keep to the three colors of white, dark red and light red for my card. By keeping the insert loose, I could turn it with the back showing when the card is closed, revealing the light red through the openings of the “petals”.

 

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Die Cut Designer Challenge

Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge – May

May 2, 2017
Negative Die Cut Cards May Die Cut Designer Challenge

Hi everyone,

Welcome to our May Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge. This time round we have a technique to share with you that uses dies in a different way.

Our Challenge this month is ….. “Being Negative” – Normally when we use dies to cut we get a positive piece (the actual die cut) and a negative piece (the leftover piece or pieces that we often throw away). In many cases the negative pieces can also make interesting card components, and it is these pieces that are the focus of the Challenge cards. The Design Team can also incorporate the positive die cut piece if they wish.

Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge – May

For our Challenge today we are giving away a Background Die Prize Pack that includes the Heart Background, Circles, Background, Chevron Background and Diamond Background to 3 winners. 

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: What are some project ideas where you could use die cut scrap pieces when crafting?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, May 5, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team have created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken to the designer’s blog post and will open up in a new window.

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Elizabeth Craft Designs General Els van de Burgt Studio Joset Designs Pop it Ups Soft Finish Cardstock

Butterfly Dreams

April 27, 2017
Follow Your Dreams by Sandy Diller

Happy Spring – It’s Sandy here with you to share a card that has all the feelings of spring with a rustic touch.  Butterflies are always a popular theme and I’ve used one from the Butterfly Pivot Card along with the Gatefold – Elegant Roses to create a whimsical feel.

 

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Die Cut Designer Challenge ModaScrap Silk Microfine Glitter

Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge – April

April 4, 2017

Hi everyone,

It’s the first Tuesday in April, time for the Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge.

Our challenge this month is “Glittery Backgrounds” – add Silk Microfine Glitter in some way when creating the background for your card. 

Our Design Team have some wonderful ideas on how to create Glittery Backgrounds for you today. Make sure you check their individual blog posts for information on the technique they used. Elizabeth Craft Designs also has many videos on their YouTube channel using Silk Microfine Glitter, including more backgrounds and plenty of other ideas.

For our challenge today we are giving away three 1/2 oz containers of Silk Microfine Glitter in the colors of your choice to three lucky winners.

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: What is your favorite technique to use with Silk Microfine Glitter?

Winners will be selected in a random drawing.

The winners’ names will be announced on Friday, April 7 here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

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ModaScrap Soft Finish Cardstock

Layered Die Cut Card

February 16, 2017

Hello to all!!

Welcome to the ECD blog. It’s Anita here. Its’ spring in my part of the world and I really love this weather with its gentle breezes, blooming flowers and butterflies. I get my creative inspiration from nature. What about you ?

Elizabeth Craft Designs has a huge range of dies and stamps that will help you to create many beautiful projects. You can check the store HERE.

Today, I have a layered die cut card for you. Die cuts add that extra beauty to otherwise simple cards. ECD has many intricate dies and combining them with simple dies, you can get a multi-layered card that just looks awesome.

 

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